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About the RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council Initial Report to Congress:
- JUST OUT: RAISE Family #Caregiving Advisory Council Initial Report to Congress. Includes: Issues affecting family caregivers, recommendations for improving support; personal stories of caregivers; and more! ACL.gov/RAISE
- Millions of U.S. older adults & ppl w/disabilities would not be able to live in the community w/o the support provided by 53M+ family caregivers each year; replacing w/ paid services would cost ~$470 BILLION. ACL.gov/RAISE #Caregiving
- In U.S., 1 in 7 ppl is a caregiver & more than 2/3 of ppl will need help w/some tasks as they age. With #s of older ppl & ppl w/disabilities growing, supporting family caregivers is a critical public health issue. ACL.gov/RAISE #Caregiving
- #Caregivers – paid and unpaid – are crucial to community living. Their support makes it possible for millions of Americans to live in their own homes and participate in their communities: ACL.gov/RAISE #Caregiving
- In the U.S., more than 50 million family #caregivers provide approximately $500 billon in unpaid support for their loved ones annually. The RAISE report shares research and information about them, including their needs and concerns: ACL.gov/RAISE #Caregiving
- Despite how rewarding it can be, being a family caregiver often carries financial and emotional consequences: The RAISE report looks at what the federal government is doing to help them and what we can do better as a nation: ACL.gov/RAISE #Caregiving